Influencer KathleenLights Discusses Ending Her Brand KL Polish And Starting New One Lights Lacquer

Kathleen Fuentes went through a very public breakup, and it had nothing to do with her love life. The beauty influencer known as KathleenLights launched nail polish brand KL Polish three years ago as a joint venture. She...

Retail Buyer Survey Results Reveal US And UK Brands Made A Splash At IBE London 2019

Retail buyers that attended Indie Beauty Expo London last month were looking to the United States and United Kingdom for indie inspiration. That’s what was revealed in results from a survey of roughly 300 buyers covered...

Warby Parker-Style Startup Dollar Beauty Tribe Invites Customers To Try Before They Buy

Dollar Beauty Tribe is out to be the Warby Parker of beauty. For a shipping and handling fee of $4.95, customers signing up for its subscription service receive a full-size product to try for 30 days. Following...

Made.com Co-Founder Ning Li Takes On The Ordinary With Affordable And Potent Beauty Brand Typology

The explosive rise of The Ordinary and The Inkey List demonstrates the appeal of ingredient-driven, affordable products to a surging number of skincare obsessives interested in no-fluff formulas that perform. Now, there’s another contender for the wallets of...

Celebrity Brand Incubator Beach House Group’s Goal Is To Reach $1B In Sales

Beach House Group co-founder Shaun Neff plans to build a $1 billion company by assembling brands with celebrities to fill gaps in the consumer packaged goods market—and he’s off to an auspicious start. Under the watch of...

“Beautycounter Meets Ellevest”: Troupe Aims To Modernize The Direct-Sales Model By Using It To Encourage Retirement Savings

Troupe Beauty wants to breathe new life into classic products and the direct-sales business model. Launching next month, the company is beginning with face, body and hair multitasker Utility Balm and building a network of sellers it...